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Our main entrance is on Cromwell Road, just five minutes' walk from South Kensington Tube station.
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+44 (0)20 7942 5555.
Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 during school holidays.
Plan your school visit
Meet experts, handle specimens and see what goes on behind the scenes.
Extraordinary images of our planet from international photographers, celebrating the 50th competition.
Schools - Get your students excited about working in science and see real examples of biology in use.
Take a walk along the coast and help us monitor the effects of climate change and invasive species on the UK's seaweeds.
Pick up a handheld guide to explore the Museum's galleries and collections when you visit.
Take a self-guided tour in the futuristic Cocoon and explore our insect and plant specimen collections and latest research.
School event (KS1, 2 and 3): Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre.
See hidden treasures such as the giant squid or specimens collected by Charles Darwin. Free tickets at information desks.
This interactive film will transport your students back in time to explore the tree of life.
Meet one of the Museum's palaeontologists working to better understand stegosaurs
Augmented reality brings extinct creatures to life in the studio in our interactive film about evolution.
Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre.
Centre closes at 17:00. Last entry is at 16.30.
This fascinating 15-minute documentary marks key breathroughs in wildlife film-making over the past 100 years.
Find out about Britain's foremost naturalist and broadcaster featuring some of the best loved clips from his TV series.
Experience what it's like to be an animal on the African Plain, in the ocean, and at the Arctic and Antarctic Poles.
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